Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested five persons along and seized forged banknotes worth Tk 57 lakh at Nayapaltan in the capital.
The raid was carried out from Friday afternoon to the evening on the 4th and 5th floors of building number 25/2.
The arrested persons were financier of the floors Shahin, Hannan, Kawsar, Arif Ibrahim and a female member Khushi.
Deputy Commissioner Moshiur Rahman of Gulshan Division of DB, said raw materials for making forged banknotes and other equipment from the 4th and 5th floors of the building. The arrested persons planned to make forged notes worth Tk 5 crore to Tk 6 crore. They started making forged banknotes renting two floors of the building. They were also in jail being arrested earlier.
The police official said the arrested persons were staying outside Dhaka before Eid-ul-Azha.
Under primary interrogation, the arrested persons said Shahin was the financier of the factory. He is an accused in a number of cases.